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General Knowledge Quiz for 7 March 2010

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1

What creatures in Scandinavian folklore have evil powers and malevolent dispositions?

A
Goats
B
Trolls
C
Gremlins
D
Dwarves
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2

Which 74 year old singer performed most of his 2009 world tour in a dark suit, topped with a black fedora?

A
Billy Ocean
B
Frank Sinatra
C
Neil Young
D
Leonard Cohen
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3

In 1935, which city was chosen to replace Livingstone as the capital of the British colony of Northern Rhodesia, and is now the capital of Zambia?

A
Addis Ababa
B
Bulawayo
C
Lusaka
D
Pretoria
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4

What is the lining membrane of the cavity of the eyeball connected to the optic nerve which forms the receptor surface for light rays?

A
Rigoletto
B
Retina
C
Retsina
D
Red eye
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5

Which 2002 play by Neil LaBute that takes place around 11 September 2001 concerns an extra-marital affair between a man (Sam) and his boss (Abby) who worked in the World Trade Centre?

A
The Distance From Here
B
The Shape of Things
C
This Is How It Goes
D
The Mercy Seat
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6

The building of historical significance known as the Bastille is in which city?

A
London
B
Paris
C
Madrid
D
Rome
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7

Ed Moses (United States) and Martina Moravcov√° (Slovakia) won World Cups for which sport in 2001/2002 and 2003/2004?

A
Swimming
B
Tennis (mixed doubles)
C
Rowing (coxless pairs)
D
Pairs Figure Skating
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